RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:BCRX) today announced that its first quarter 2014 financial results will be released on Thursday, May 8, 2014. BioCryst will host a conference call and webcast at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss the financial results and to provide an update on the Company's programs. The call will be led by Jon P. Stonehouse, President and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas R. Staab, II, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Dr. William P. Sheridan, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. Links to a live audio webcast and replay of the presentation may be accessed on the BioCryst website events page at http://investor.shareholder.com/biocryst/events.cfm. About BioCryst Pharmaceuticals BioCryst Pharmaceuticals designs, optimizes and develops novel small molecule drugs that block key enzymes involved in infectious and rare diseases, with the goal of addressing unmet medical needs of patients and physicians. BioCryst's core development programs include BCX4161 and two next generation oral inhibitors of plasma kallikrein for hereditary angioedema; peramivir, a viral neuraminidase inhibitor for the treatment of influenza; and BCX4430, a broad spectrum antiviral for hemorrhagic fevers. For more information, please visit the Company's website at www.BioCryst.com. This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding future results and achievements. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performances or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Please refer to the documents BioCryst files periodically with the SEC and located at http://investor.shareholder.com/biocryst/sec.cfm.
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